Kaziranga National Park: News

26 Sep 2022

Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam: Sadhguru, CM Himanta Sarma's Kaziranga night safari triggers row

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev's purported night safari at Kaziranga National Park has triggered a major row.

13 Jul 2022


Planning a trip to Assam? Check out these beautiful places

Located in Northeast India, Assam is known for its historical temples, rich flora and fauna, lush green tea plantations, and the sparkling Brahmaputra River.

21 Jun 2022


Northeast floods deepen into major crisis; orange alert in Mumbai

The flood and landslide situation in the northeastern states of Assam, Meghalaya, and Arunachal Pradesh has worsened into a major crisis with more deaths and devastation being reported on Monday.

02 Jan 2021


Over 64,000 tourists have visited Kaziranga since October 21

More than 64,000 tourists have visited the Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve, famed for the one-horned Indian rhinoceros, since it reopened on October 21.

23 Jul 2020


Assam floods: 2.7 million affected in 25 districts; 91 dead

The floods in Assam have claimed the lives of at least 91 people, according to the latest reports. The state has been facing devastating floods the past few weeks which have affected nearly 2.7 million people across 25 districts.

16 Jul 2020


Assam floods: Lakhs affected, over 60 dead, relief unlikely soon

Assam has been suffering due to floods for days now. Houses are destroyed, lives have been lost and the state's battle against coronavirus is also derailed.

25 Nov 2019


Five best places to spot tigers in India

Boasting of majestic black stripes, sturdy built, and quiet-yet-fearsome eyes, tigers are really a work of wonder.

11 Nov 2019


Five best places to visit in Northeast India

The hidden gem called Northeast India has been unfairly ignored by travelers for far too long.

05 Nov 2019


Five best places for wildlife photography in India

Traveling is about exploring new places, getting some fresh air, seeing the unseen, and doing the undone.

17 Jul 2019

Narendra Modi

Assam floods: 20 dead, 52 lakh affected; Centre releases funds

Assam battered due to floods, found no respite on Tuesday with the death toll reaching 20. The number of people who have been affected by incessant rains touched 52 lakh, while only 1.5 lakh have been taken to relief centers.

16 Jul 2019


Assam floods: 15 dead, lakhs affected; state on red alert

As many as 30 out of Assam's 33 districts have been affected by floods, prompting the state government to sound a red alert on Monday.

12 Aug 2018


#TravelBytes: Top 5 national parks to visit in India

Traveling is about exploring new places, getting some fresh air, seeing the unseen, and doing the undone.

02 Jun 2018


Restoring faith: Congress-MLA from Assam carries, cremates body of poor-man

At a time when elected representatives have made it difficult for us to have faith in them, a Congress MLA from Assam cremated the body of a poor man.

01 Apr 2018


Kaziranga has more rhinos today than it did in 2015

Kaziranga National Park is currently home to 2,413 one-horned rhinos, 12 more than what it had in 2015, according to the latest census of the species.

14 Jul 2017


Assam floods: 5 dead, over 17 lakh remain affected

Nearly five people lost their lives and over 17 lakh remain affected as the flood situation deteriorated in Assam.

19 Jun 2017


NE floods- Indo-Bangladesh border fence damaged in many areas

Apart from affecting tens of thousands of people, floods in the northeast have given rise to security concerns.

18 Jun 2017


3 killed in Meghalaya landslide, rescue operations underway

Three people were killed and two were reported missing after a massive landslide in Meghalaya's Ri-Bhoi district.

15 Apr 2017


Kaziranga documentary: 5-yr ban on BBC in all national parks

The government has enforced a five-year ban on BBC from shooting in any Indian animal park or wildlife sanctuary.

03 Apr 2017


Assam govt: BBC promotes poachers' cause

The National Tiger Conservation Authority has issued a show-cause notice to BBC, over their documentary on the Kaziranga National Park. The Assam government lodged a formal complaint as well.

28 Feb 2017


BBC banned from tiger reserves for 5 years

BBC and its South Asian correspondent Justin Rowlatt have been banned from all tiger reserves in India for a period of five years.